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4.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 7945, South Africa
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Tanda Tula Safari Camp
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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Gillette, Wyoming
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hello Tanda Tula Family!! We want to "Thank you" from the bottom of our hearts for this priceless experience! We believe we shared the safari drives with the couple who wrote the "WOW! Would be difficult to fine better" review. We totally agree with their review and couldn't have put it better! When we landed on the airstrip in the... More

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have heard great things about Tanda Tula so we were very excited about our first visit there 3 weeks ago. From the minute we arrived we were welcomed by all the staff and it wasn't long before we felt part of their happy family. They spoiled us with fantastic food and drink and Ryan, the chef, produced some of... More

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Oakville, Ontario
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A safari is on many people's bucket list. There are so many camps to choose from and, yes, they can be pretty expensive, so it's crucial to try and get it right. This was our first safari experience and Tanda Tula delivered excellence on every single level. Staff and Service - staff are immensely friendly and there was no sense,... More

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Hoedspruit, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I knew that Tanda Tula was the right place to recommend to friends for a small and intimate but memorable wedding. Tanda Tula staff went over and above to make it exactly the event they were looking for. The lodge was super, the staff incredible and overall a phenomenal evening. Thank you Tandies for being more than was expected of... More

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Kent UK
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Tanda Tula not only lived up to but far exceeded its many great reviews.We were hoping for great things and were not disappointed.Despite the storms, heavy rains (at night only luckily) and the flooding of the river bed crossings the whole team made sure our safari experience was not marred in any way. From the moment we arrived we felt... More

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

I had been told it would be great, but it was spectacular. The lodge, the experience & knowledge of the guides & trackers. The food and exceptional service. Everything the lodge provided was to create wonderful memories. Unforgettable.

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paris
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014 via mobile

Excellent stay in this fantastic lodge, in the heart of Timbavati. Our experience was a perfect mix between the exciting moments of the game drives where we could see lions, leopards, elephants...and the resting moments in the luxury of Tanda Tula. We've loved the staff service's quality. Everybody is permanently taking care of your wellness. We also appreciate a lot,... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Just returned recently from a Honeymoon at Tanda Tula. This was our second stop on our trip to South Africa, and our second safari (ever, and of the trip!). The staff here was really amazing -- they were so accommodating, genuine, and kind. The service (with a smile) was noticeably different (and better) than another camp we stayed at. Thank... More

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

If you want be totally immersed in a David Attenborough documentary & have a 5 star dream team to look after you, you've arrived at the right place. Needless to say, we loved the experience. From the moment we were greeted at the local airstrip by Foreman our guide & Geoffrey our tracker we were made to feel at home.... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

My wife and I spent the first part of our honeymoon here and we couldnt have asked for a better way to start. The camp is stunning, posh tents luxurious and the food amazing (esp the breakfast). We saw an a diverse range of wildlife and managed a trek as well, learning about fauna and flora from the knowledgable and... More

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Additional Information about Tanda Tula Safari Camp

Also Known As:
Tanda Tula Safari Camp Hotel
Tanda Tula Safari Camp Hotel Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
Tanda Tula Safari Camp South Africa/Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
Address: Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 7945, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 13 Specialty lodging in Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Tanda Tula Safari Camp 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Tanda Tula Safari Camp in the heart of the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve bordering the Kruger National Park, offers a five-star personal wilderness experience in ultimate luxury. Here, in your own private piece of Africa, you will come face to face with nature as it always was, with not a fence in sight to inhibit your freedom.Set on the banks of the Nharalumi riverbed, Tanda Tula is shaded by stately trees and overlooks a water hole that attracts a wide variety of game from dawn to dusk. ... more   less 

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